Hospital honors area hospice volunteers

Wednesday, November 21, 2001

Volunteers with Southeast Hospice recently were honored for their service during a banquet and awards ceremony hosted by Southeast Missouri Hospital.

Carolyn Pickens of Jackson, Mo., received the top award called the Gabriel Award. Pickens has been a volunteer with hospice since 1997. She was recognized for her supportive role in patient care, office functions and public relations and fund-raising activities.

Emma Olson of Cape Girardeau received the Cherub Award for her support of the children's COOL Camp. The camp began in 1999 and helps young people work through loss and grief. She has been a hospice volunteer since 1997.

Jane Hargraves of Chaffee, Mo., received the Guardian Angel Award for her donation of more than 200 hours to the hospice program. She has served as a volunteer since 1999.

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